“FOLLOW ME” (2019):
A Photoshop alteration by Lucas Gaudette of “The Virgin of the Apocalypse” by Miguel Cabrera (1760).
Every once in a while I like to use Photoshop to re-purpose an existing image from antiquity. This one is a study of the darker aspects of some major social media platforms online today. What was fun was to think about the relationships between each of the figures and which platforms are best represented by them. Take notice also of the subtle text messages passing between them – some in Latin some in plain English. I have included a spoiler version below which explains some of the imagery.
The original “The Virgin of the Apocalypse” by Miguel Cabrera (1760)